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Newcastle Wine School

Friars Street | Above Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XB, England
+44 7879 779390
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Very good

We arranged this as a surprise for our friends who were celebrating their Ruby wedding anniversary... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KWDEW
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Darlington, United Kingdom
An excellent couple of hours

The 2nd time I have been here, bought for me as a birthday present (which is an excellent birthday... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve S
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Durham, United Kingdom
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The Wine School has regular wine courses on weekday evenings and at weekends, based at Blackfriars in Newcastle
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Friars Street | Above Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged this as a surprise for our friends who were celebrating their Ruby wedding anniversary. We enjoyed a Saturday with like minded people. Louise our wine tasting guide was brilliant, both informative and entertaining. We had a lovely lunch and learnt a lot about...More

1  Thank KWDEW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 2nd time I have been here, bought for me as a birthday present (which is an excellent birthday idea) and really enjoyed the evening. This was the French wine evening hosted by Alex, a mix of 7 wines to taste, don't take the car!!!!....More

3  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My wife and I decided to give this a try as we like wine but have a limited knowledge. I had done a few corporate-sponsored wine tasting events recently and wanted to do this in a relaxed setting with a good lunch included. Look no...More

2  Thank KB_the_truth
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I attended the introduction to wine class and it was such a good night out. The other people on the course were friendly and everyone seemed to enjoy the night. Alex was a great tutor/host and it was a great way to...More

5  Thank Gillianlawson01
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was given this experience as a Christmas present from my daughter, and as I'd never been wine tasting was alittle unsure of what to expect. It was a really relaxed, enjoyable evening, Alex the host,was very informative,and had a very approachable manner, he was...More

6  Thank Gerry K
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I have now completed two weeks of the eight week course. I have found Alex an excellent facilitator with a relaxed, but informative, delivery style. The wines selected are interesting and contrasting and I have found the whole experience very good value for money. This...More

4  Thank tony1549
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I attended the Saturday Lunch event at Black Friars restaurant and we were joined by 8 other couples. The tutor/host was Louise and she had a very nice approach to wine tasting. We got to taste wines that we would not normally...More

3  Thank CarlandClaire_13
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I bought a wine tasting voucher for my husband's birthday and we attended the Saturday session 11am until 4.00pm with lunch. Our tutor was Louise and she was extremely knowledgable and friendly and more than willing to answer any questions. We had a nice friendly...More

4  Thank holiday032
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We really enjoyed the evening! There was a really nice atmosphere due to good hosting by Alex. We have been to several wine tastings before but think we've learnt the most from this one! There was a really nice range of wines of good quality,...More

5  Thank Ed L
Reviewed 11 May 2016

What a great experience! This was an anniversary present for us, and a memorable one. We were served champagne, followed by six different wines, with food tasters ranging from salmon starter, pork, ham terrine, to roast beef and finally sticky toffee pudding. Each wine was...More

4  Thank MMW60
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